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Feb 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
women excepted to navy flight school. she was the navy's first female helicopter pilot. between 1975 and 1978 she was a plaintiff in a lawsuit that successfully challenges you restrictions on women flying and serving about -- aboard noncombat ships. she has remained politically active throughout her life. next to her is colonel martha makes sally. - mcsally. as an a-10 thunderbolt pilot, she was the first american woman to fly into combat. she completed multiple deployments associated with operations. she was the first woman in u.s. history to command a combat aviation unit during active combat areas in recognition of her leadership, she received a bronze star and air medals. she continues to have illustrious military ends now post military career. ask to her is karen, a retired lieutenant from the canadian forces. -- i'm sorry, a lieutenant commander. the canadian structure is difficult for me. following her service in the canadian forces, she has become a defense on their behalf. she has written several books about women in the canadian forces. she has completed her phd dissertatio
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
with killing and shooting a former navy s.e.a.l. who was also his friend. eddie was accused of two counts of murder. he was accused of killing chris kyle who was also his friend. he wrote the best selling book, american sniper, the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history detailing his 150 plus kills. police say he opened fire and another person at the rough creek lodge, a shooting range in texas. he was taken into custody after a brief pursuit and is being held on a combined $3 million. >>> still ahead at 5:00, we'll introduce to you a bay area man who has taken his love for album art to the silver screen. >> now an old past time that some people have never experienced. >>> right now we want to take you back in time before ipods, before cds, before cassettes. there was the vinyl record. back in the day when you bought music, that's what it came on. >> as wonderful as the sound, it isn't what is on the record. it is what the record comes in. joe shows us the bay area man showing us his love of album art. >> right when rock 'n' roll was really in its inception in th
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
. raymond day today for a man accused of killing a famous navy seal author. >> the man accused is a troubled former marine. >> former navy seal chris kyle risk his life on the world's most dangerous battlefield. langhorne kills than any american sniper in history. he was gunned down on saturday at this north texas shooting range. this is where they tried to help troubled warriors reconnect with the world. 825-year-old marine reservist. >> it is my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some kind of mental illness from being in the military. i understand he was a marine for four years. >> they found the gun at his home. >> he went to his sister's home and he told his sister and brother in law but he just did. >> he penned a best-selling book, the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in american history. he was larger than life, made for tv. he initially spurned an offer to appear in the nbc reality show "stars earn stripes'." >> this was supposed to highlight the military. >> he was named for taking lives in war. he was dedicated to making life better for others until
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
of the dead is well-known former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who wrote a best-selling book all about his career in special operations. he described himself as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history. here is where he and another man died yesterday, a gun range outside ft. worth, texas. police say a third machine shot them both dead. the suspect is in custody now. we'll have full details in a live report moments away on cnn. >>> a man holding a boy hostage is allowing the delivery of potato chips, toys and medicine. police say 56-year-old jimmy lee dykes grabbed the autistic 6-year-old after fatally shooting the driver who was trying to shield the children. funeral services were held today. >>> pakistani activist malala yousufzai is awake and talking after successful operations to repair her skull and boost her hearing. taliban gunmen tried to assassinate 15-year-old malala in october because she had spoken out in favor of girls education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> tourists outside london's buckingham palace got a real surprise today. a man broke through a security cor
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:30am EST
of navy s.e.a.l. chris crime. former president george h.b. bush out and about. and governor chris christie gets back at all those fat jokes made at his expense. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, february 5th, 2013. >>> and a very good morning to you, i'm veronica de la cruz. before you head out, you might want to pad your wallet, gas prices up again. $3.52 that pats the highest ever for february. 17 cents from just last week, a spike of 22 cents since early joon. drivers in states like new york and california are feeling the pinch more than others. prices there are approaching $4 a gallon and that is making for extra pain at the pump. >> these higher gas prices generally affect the way i budget my money, where i choose to live and how i choose to spend my early time. >> more about the distance i'm driving. >>> a weak dollar and a decline in the number of oil refineries have been blamed for the increase. some analysts predict it will be less brutal than 2012 when the average household spent $3,000. >>> thanks to a daring fbi rescue, a little bo
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
range in texas. one of them is a well-known former navy s.e.a.l. his name is chris kyle and wrote this memoir, "american sniper" after he left the navy s.e.a.l.s. it went on the be a best-seller and propelled him to stardom. susan candiotti is closely following this for us. susan, a little while ago we heard from law enforcement where the shooting happened. what did they say? >> you know we got a lot of details from them, don. and police believe it was actually the very first time that legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield met with another marine vet, 25-year-old eddie ray routh. and it ended tragically with kyle and littlefield shot dead multiple times of a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth, texas. police say they were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. about 25 to 30 other weapons were found at the crime scene, including ak-47s and long guns. investigators say routh drove off in kyle's pickup and headed to his sister's house. there he allegedly told her and his brother what happened. he left, and the two called polic
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
more about the man charged with killing a former navy seal and his friend at ac shooting range in texas. eddie ray rolfe was a veteran of the iraq war. he was in the marines from 2006- 2010. he shot and killed former navy seal chris kyle and chad littlefield saturday evening in glen rose. he is being held on $3 million bond. no motive given. he was the author of the book "american sniper." result of a service wide investigation into the behavioral health program. army secretary john mchugh will discuss the findings during a visit in washington state. complaints from patients at the facilities triggered this investigation. psychiatrist sometimes change diagnoses from automatic stress disorder to another disorder which could reduce benefits and change their plans. >> 6:17. the time to talk about the weather again. all we can long, every once in a while another flurry would come down. every few hours he would see something. >> it was pretty. it would snow, then melt. >> a lot people like it that way. it does not cause any trouble problems. some of us might like to combine them altogether i
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
a 25-year-old iraq war vet allegedly killed former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and another man at a gun range in texas over weekend. eddie ray ralph was arrested on two counts of capital murder. joe, this morning where do things stand with this investigation? >> john, behind me is where eddie ray ralph is being held on $3 million bond. it's still early in the investigation. authorities still trying to figure out what happened at that shooting range and why. >> former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who claimed a record 150 kills in iraq died at the hands of another vet, authorities say, allegedly using a semiautomatic handgun. what police don't know yet is why. >> i don't know that we'll ever know. he's the only one that knows that. but at this point he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did it. >> they all drove together in a pickup truck, authorities say. less than two hours later, kyle and littlefield were dead. ralph had fled to his sister's house. he told her what happened. she called police. and ralph was eventually caught. ralph is an iraq war veteran. he
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 10:00am PST
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CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
in this business. he had been secretary of the navy under ronald regan and assistant secretary of defense under ronald regan and one of the most decorated veterans of vietnam. united states senator. celebrated author. lawyer. and i thought he made a pretty strong, persuasive case. so did many of us. >> let's turn to cybersecurity. i was pleased that you mentioned cyber security in your initial remarks. they have moved expand its cyber security efforts. i have to talk about colorado. the air force academy is well positioned to train those. would you talk a little more on your take on cyber security and what sort of resources we need. >> i've been to those facilities in colorado a few times and don't know as much about them as you do, but i am familiar with them. they are essential to our national security. cyber, i believe represents as big a threat to the security of this country as any one specific threat. for all the reasons this committee understands. it's an insidious quiet, kind of a threat that we have never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. not just a power grid o
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
and it happened at a shooting range. >> police in texas say they have a suspect in the shooting of former navy seal chris kyle. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this story. >> reporter: chris kyle earned a rep station as a military's most lethal sniper. he served four tours in iraq, received 14 different awards and decorations including two silver stars and five bronze stars with valor. friends say he died doing what he loved, trying to help other vet ransz. kyle's murder has stunned the military community where he was vie veered for his skill and heroic service. kyle wrote the best selling autobiography american sniper which detailed his 150 plus kills of insurgents. kyle and his friend chad littlefield were both killed he at the rough creek lodge about 50 miles west of ft. worth, texas yesterday afternoon. at excused shooter is believed to be a troubled soldier that kyle was trying to help. they say eddy ray routh is believed to have turned and shot the men in the back and then fleed in kyle's pickup truck. truck. >> well, i don't think anybody knows why. they all went out there to
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
marine eddie ralph shot and killed the legendary navy seal sniper chris kyle and one of kyle's friends. he is the author of the best selling book "american sniper," he did four tours in iraq and reportedly had more than 160 confirmed enemy kills, including one from 1.2 miles away that he actually called straight-up luck. a bit of modesty from a man so feared on the battlefield that he say the rockies nicknamed him the devil of ramadi. put a price on his head. he told our bill o'reilly that he was more interested in saving americans than killing iraqis. >> i wasn't so much committed to killing them as i was committed to making sure every servicemen over there, whether american or ally came home. >> shepard: the military gave kyle a chestful of medals including chest full of stars. bronze star valor. kyle left the u.s. navy in 2009 and dedicated himself to helping his fellow veterans. >> chris kyle was an incredible person. i mean, all the headlines are that he is the most deadly and proficient sniper in american military history. that's part of it. but chris is probably one of the most
Current
Jan 30, 2013 3:00pm PST
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
weapons. >>> a lot of americans have read the book called "american sniper," written by former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, often referred to as america's best and deadliest sniper during his war-time deployments overseas. chris kyle was killed this weekend in texas after he and a friend took a troubled fellow marine veteran for an outing at a shooting range. we get the story tonight from nbc's jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: as a navy s.e.a.l. sniper in iraq, chris kyle was so feared, the enemy called him the devil of ramadi and put an $80,000 on his head. >> it gave me pride knowing i put fear in the mind of the terrorists and made them fearful of me. >> tragically, it was back home where kyle and a friend were shot and killed. the suspect is a 25-year-old marine reservist, eddie ray routh. without warning, routh allegedly shot the two victims with a semiautomatic handgun. he's in custody facing two charges of capital murder. sheriff tommy bryant told reporters, routh turned on his guards overnight. >> he became aggressive, and they believed he was about to assault them so they tased hi
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
effective navy seal sniper in history. chris kyle survived four tours of duty in iraq. but police say in the end he was killed this weekend by a marine veteran he was ready to help. gregg: kyle had 160 kills. the terrorists dubbed him the terror of ramadi and put a bounty on his head. martha: he was acting as a mentor to this man eddy ray ralph before police say ralph turned the gun on him and killed him. casey, what's the latest on the investigation here? >> reporter: this is a bizarre story, one that's developing all the time. the detectives are working on figuring out how these three men knew each other exactly and for how long. apparently they had all ridden in the same vehicle together to that gun range on saturday. but the motive in terms of what spurred the attack is unclear. that what's they are trying to figure out. police say kyle and chad littlefield had been dead for several hours before their bodies were discovered after 25-year-old eddy ray ralph reportedly shot the two men with a semiautomatic handgun. he hopped in crisp truck and fled the scene. he was arrested at his
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
of killing a former navy seal. he's facing two counts of capital murder in the shooting of death of chris kyle a u.s. sniper who star in the reality series "stars earn stripes." in an interview kyle said he had no regrets about his actions in combat. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies, or civilians. >> ruth was a military veteran, but his motives are still unclear. he's being held on $3 million bond. >>> we are entering the seventh day of the hostage standoff in alabama. a 5-year-old boy is still being held in an underground bunker by jim lee dykes. police continue to negotiate with dykes who is making the boy as comfortable as possible. the boy has received a car and some cheese and crackers. police say dykes shot and killed a school bus driver last tuesday and abductsed the child. the funeral for the bus driver was held on sunday. as hundreds turned out to pay tribute to charles poland who was hailed as a hero for protecting the other children on the school bus before he was shot. >>> defense secretary leon
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
for police show that the iraq war veteran charged with killing the navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and a second man had been taken to a mental hospital twice in the past five months. ruth is also said to have told authorities he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. >>> secretary of state john kerry joked about the pressure following hillary clinton and the former condoleezza rice. >> can a man actually run the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >>> former president george h.w. bush is said to be feeling great, and he went out to dinner saturday night at a restaurant in houston. his first night out since being released from the hospital. he had a martini and stayed for two hours. all right. >>> a couple in arkansas are enjoying the profits from a whopper of a fishing trip, shall we say. lottery officials say the couple bought two lottery tickets, both winners. one ticket for $50,000 was bought on the way to fishing. the second ticket bought on the way home was a $1 million jackpot. now that's a fishing story. >>> in health news now, a new japa
LINKTV
Feb 3, 2013 5:30am PST
. they will be face to face for talks. international forces withdrawing from afghanistan next year, a former u.s. navy seal sniper has been shot dead at a gun range in texas. chris kyl and another man were shot dead at the rough creek shooting what on saturday. he was nicknamed the devil by iraqi rebels. the telling his wartime experiences, he said he killed 160 people. no suspects have been arrested in his death. given the recent gun violence in the u.s., this sort of image, barack obama firing a gun, not what you expected to see, but it was the white house to release of this picture, trying to appeal to the powerful gun lobby. tom explains from washington. >> as president obama pushes to tighten gun laws, he tried to calm the fears of enthusiasts. >> i respect the trunk -- a strong could it -- the strong condition of gun ownership -- tradition of gun ownership. >> many gun rights advocates do not trust obama or except his account of practicing skeet shooting at the camp david retreat. >> are there photographs? >> there might be, i have not seen it. >> i have not heard about it. >> when he goes to ca
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. >>> the man suspected of killing a former navy seal was an iraq war veteran. eddie ralph served in the marine corps from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a ex tex gun range saturday night. police say they arrested ralph a short time later and that his time in the military may have contributed to the deadly shooting. >> it's my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. i understand he was a marine for four years and may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >> the funeral for former mayor of new york city ed koch will be held today. members of the israeli consul general, mayor bloomberg and president bill clinton are scheduled to speak. a new york city subway station will also be renamed in his honor. starting today the east 77th street and lexington station will be called mayor ed koch subwa
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
, training. mr. courtney: the navy has told us it will cancel maintence in on 23 ships, reduce flying hours by 55%. and reduce steaming days by 22%. the bipartisan policy center has warned us that a million jobs will be lost if sequester happens. what is the response of the majority party? the budget chair, mr. ryan, simply said, sequester is going to happen. we can't afford to lose those cuts. for the sake of our economy, for the sake of our national defense, we have to do better than that. congress must adopt the president's balanced budget and avoid the economic and military calamity, a calamity that can easily be avoided. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the speaker:: mr. speaker, president obama missed a great opportunity today to help our economy. this was supposed to be the day that the president submitted his budget to the congress. but it's not coming
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am PST
enjoining us. a real tragedy. in texas annishac war veteran facing murder charges gunning down a former navy seal who was claimed to be the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history. police say that this man, eddie ray routh shot and killed chris kyle and his friend at a shooting range in texas. routh is under suicide watch in jail, charged with two counts of murder. our joe johns is in stevenville, joe, some kind of disturbance involving the suspect overnight. tell us what happened there. >> reporter: it was a disturbance, michael. the short version is that jailers went into routh's cell, apparently to remove eating utensils, and the sheriff says he became aggressive with those jailers, he had to be daysed. they say he was put in a restraint chair, kept in that restraint chair overnight. however, we are told the jailers have been ordered to release him, if he agrees to work with them. he has been placed on suicide watch. he's in a cell by himself. and the sheriff says he would like to see some type of a psychiatric evaluation of the defendant. >> what's next in the case against him? does
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
.s. -- enlisted in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense. you have managed to pass authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the qualit
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
details about the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and american sniper author chris kyle and his friend at a texas gun range on saturday. a sheriff in texas says the shooter, also an iraqi war vet, may have been suffering from some sort of mental illness, perhaps ptsd, post-traumatic stress disorder. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son. and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range, for some type of therapy. >> the suspect, eddie ray routh, is on suicide watch. he's held on $3 million bond facing two counts of capital murder. >>> and now to the state department, where there will be an official welcoming ceremony today for the new -- for the agency's new chief. john kerry took over from hillary clinton on friday, taking the oath of office at a private ceremony with supreme court justice elena kagan officiating. the new stret of state then spent the weekend making phone calls to foreign ministers from around the world. >>> well, browsing the internet on an ipad or laptop computer too close to bedtime could
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
unharmed. police released a picture of the suspect. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. nbcfirmed in the navy in the '60s. he earned the a vet nam service medal. the school bus was towed away, that had been at the crime scene tuesday afternoon. dykes boarded that school bus and demanded a few children. when the bus driver refused, dykes shot and killed away and made away with a 5-year-old boy named ethan, believed to have asperger's syndrome. they have been holed up in this bunker now for several days now. police are communicating with him through a ventilation pipe. local residents are praying for a peaceful resolution. >>> joining me now with more, former fbi profiler and hostage negotiator clint van zandt. welcome to you, my friend. what a situation. going on five days now, but i know have you said the extended time might help negotiators. how does that work? >> alex, there is an old hostage negotiation axiom. time decreases stress and anxiety. that's what we want to do, bring down the stress and anxiety level of jimmy lee dykes, who is in there. we want him to strongly identify with ethan
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
was a navy corpsman, and my experience is that e7, e8, e9 ratings, chief petty officer to master chief, those ratings tend to run the outfit that i have been involved in. we have had officers who have come aboard our ship, junior officers, and the chiefs were the ones who kind of took them in hand and showed them the ropes about how to operate. i think having an enlisted man with that kind of experience will be helpful as far as the defense department is concerned. he will know what the enlisted man is facing on the ground. that is all i have to say right now. host: in fact, here is a picture of chuck hagel in vietnam in 1968. this is in the "financial times" this morning. "hagel nomination debate revise vietnam coasts." "with the election of mr. obama, who was 14 when the war ended, the u.s. appeared to have escaped the deficit legacy of vietnam that clouded politics for generations. if mr. hagel is confirmed, the three most prominent figures apart from the president in the countries foreign policy debates -- mr. kerry in the state department, mr. hagel at the pentagon, and mr. mccain, will
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 9:30am EST
-- 68 years ago this month, john warner and listed in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively gutted this committee in its important role as a compel -- guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense did you have managed to pass opposition bills even during contentious times -- authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring t
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
, a shocking tragedy in texas. authorities there say a famous and much honored former navy seal was one of two people shot dead at a gun range. according to police in glen rose, a suburb of fort worth, chris kyle and craig littlefield were gunned down at the rough creek shooting range yesterday afternoon. the suspected gunman is identified as 25-year-old eddie ray roth who kyle reportedly was helping with pa post traumatic stress disorder. he took off in a truck but was quickly captured. reports say he turned on kyle and littlefield and shot them at point blank range. kyle served four tours in iraq and for his service he was awarded two silver stars and five bronze stars. the former seal also wrote the best-selling book, "american sniper". the auto biography of the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history, a book that details his 150 plus kills of insurgents from 1999 to 2009. we'll have a lot more on this developing story with a live report later on in the next hour. >>> and there's some major developments on the growing crisis with iran to tell you about this morning. iranian official say
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
. wait until we tell you why. >>> new details on the murder of navy seal chris kyle. george h.w. bush out and about and governor chris christie hits back against all the fat jokes made at his expense. very good morning to you. it's nice to see you. >>> before you head out this morning, you might want to pad your wallet. gas prices are up again. aaa puts the average price for a gallon of regular at $3.52. that is the highest average ever for the month of february. the cost up is 17 cents from just last week. drivers in states like new york and california are feeling the pinch more than others. prices there approaching $4 a gallon. that is making for extra pain at the pump. >> these higher gas prices definitely affect the way i budget my money, where i choose to live, and how i choose to spend my leisurely time. >> i'm more conscious about the distance i'm driving. >> a dollar decline in the number of oil refineries have been blamed for the increase. 2013 will be less brutal on 2012 where average household spent $3,000 on gas. >>> thanks to a fbi rescue, the little boy that was the hostage
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
candidates. there's the former lieutenant governor who we haven't heard from. there's also a former navy s.e.a.l. named gabriel mendez who i think is considering it. he's in the financial industry. so it's a wide-open field. wolf, special elections are special, anything can happen. they're quick, money helps. name i.d. helps. i think it's an open race. remember, scott brown wasn't supposed to win his special election and he did. >> i don't know if you look closely, the democrats had congressman ed markey for example. you think he has the democratic nomination locked up? >> the democrats are cowelle cowellessing around him. that's a good thing. ana's right. if you look at brown, he didn't have the big money or the famous name. the republicans are looking for love in all the wrong places. tagg romney is impressive. he hasn't done very much in the public arena. his father lost the state by 23 points. i looked up, the town of belmont, not exactly, you know, a left-wing territory. it's pretty liberal. romney lost that almost 2 to 1. i would say don't look for a name, look for a message. scott b
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 6:00am EST
snowflakes as well. >>> a former navy s.e.a.l. is dead after a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle was author of the best selling book "american sniper." he and one man died after a man open fire in a range in ft. worth. the motive is still unclear. kyle was 38 years old. >>> this morning, a tense hostage stretches into the sixth day as police negotiate with a man that shot and killed a bus driver and then took off with a 5-year-old boy. today funeral services will be held for 66-year-old charles poland junior. dikes stopped the bus he was driving and he shot the man and took off with a boy named ae thupb. he is keeping the boy in an underground pbunker. >>> you can see smoke and flames, and investigators think it started in the basement. it took more than a dozen firefighters to put it out, and nobody was hurt. >>> and one of two fires broke out in buoy. and these are pictures from the scene of the 1800 block of price lane. paramedics treated the victim at the scene there. and then four people displaced in the group home in buoy, and nobody was hurt there. the cause of both fires
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
decorated navy s.e.a.l.s, shot point-blank by a young man he was trying to help. >>> standoff at the bunker. drones now swooping over the hiding spot where the 5-year-old kindergartner is held for almost a week. police are communicating through a ventilation pipe. why they're publicly thanking the hostage taker right now. >>> beyonce smokes the super bowl in a blockbuster halftime, roaring into a reunion with destiny's child. wowing the crowd with a performance that had all the single ladies on their feet. ♪ all the single ladies all the single ladies ♪ ♪ all the single ladies all the single ladies ♪
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 1:00am PST
's not enough on the plate, we also still have a navy ship stuck on a world heritage site coral reef in our ally the philippines. and oh, by the way, north korea is gearing up for what may be yet another nuclear test. and they say that we are the reason they are doing it there is a lot going on in the world. secretary of state's a hard job, if not the hardest job in the united states government other than the presidency. you're responsible for so much. hillary clinton reflected on the breadth of responsibilities for a secretary of state during the exit interview that she did yesterday with the ap. but in that interview, she also reflected on our own country's governing capacity. look at what she said. this is how the ap wrote it up. "secretary of state hillary rodham clinton is leaving office with a slap at the critics of the obama administration's critics of the handling of the september attack on a u.s. diplomatic mission in libya. there are some people in politics and the press who can't be confused by the facts. they just will not live in an evidence-based world. and that is regrettable. it
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
not by a drone, but by a navy s.e.a.l. team was of course the killing of osama bin laden in his compound in pakistan. the highest professional drone strike killing was this guy, anwar al awlaki. he was born in new mexico and killed in yemen. but between those very high profile killings, there have been dozens and dozens, ultimately hundreds of drone strikes under president obama, most of them mostly unnoticed in the news. tonight monday of president obama's inauguration, the first day president obama outlined this wide ranging liberal agenda for his second term, that same day there was a drone strike in yemen. and that drone strike on inauguration day followed drone strikes in yemen on both days of the weekend that preceded inauguration day. so we had drone strikes on saturday and on sunday and on monday, the monday the president was sworn in. it doesn't really make the news. one of the most unusual things about drone strikes for us as citizens in a country that does this is that for so long our country would not admit that we did them, even when we all knew that we did. that was the cas
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00am PST
in the united states navy. he served in vietnam, where pretty famously he was awarded three purple hearts and a silver star and a bronze star. before he was the senator from the great state of texas, before he was a lawyer, ted cruz, on the other hand, went to princeton, and then went to harvard law school, where he did very well in school. it was therefore pretty breathtaking when senator ted cruz voiced his opposition to both senator kerry's nomination at the state department and to the nomination of chuck hagel to run the defense department. chuck hagel received two purple hearts in vietnam and walks around every day with shrapnel in his chest. it was pretty remarkable when we heard the reason why senator ted cruz says that those two wounded combat veterans are not going to get his vote in the senate. >> we've got two pending nominations, john kerry, chuck hagel. both of whom are very prominently anti-us. less than ardent fans of the u.s. military. >> they don't love the military. not like he does. he is the junior senator from texas. there are no medals for a declaration like that, bu
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